Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween DIY

Do you love DIY projects? Attending a Halloween party this weekend? Why not tackle a recipe or two from How to Make Candy.* Published in 1932 and written by Walter W. Chenoweth, Professor of Horticultural Manufactures and Head of the

Exhibit: Voltaire: A sampling from the J. Patrick Lee Collection

McGill Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections will launch an exhibit titled “Voltaire: A Sampling of the J. Patrick Lee Collection” at McGill’s Open House on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., to celebrate the acquisition belonging

Shakespeare Lecture Sold Out

If you didn’t have a chance to reserve a spot at this year’s annual Shakespeare Lecture, not to fret, the Segal Centre for the Performing Arts is putting on a performance of Othello with some of the Stratford cast. OTHELLO

What is Open Access?

Open Access is a major current issue within scholarly communiation.  An excellent definition is given by openaccessweek.org: “Open access is a growing international movement that uses the internet to throw open the locked doors that once hid knowledge. Encouraging the

Recommended mobile apps

PressReader app

By: Jill Boruff & Robin Canuel This summer, the Library formed a mobile apps committee. Part of the committee’s mandate was to create a web presence for library-supported mobile apps, and to select and promote apps which optimize the use

Mossman Lecture: A History

Every year the Library organizes a series of lectures on a broad range of topics. The Mossman Lecture is named after Dr. Donald Mossman, a research chemist and McGill alumnus, who was actively involved in collection development.  The Mossman Collection

New digital exhibit: Interpersonal Botany: Intersections between people, print and botany 1700-1900

How did people use print to structure and mediate their social relationships in Europe between 1700 and 1900? This exhibition offers some answers by presenting objects that document a range of interpersonal practices in the field of botany. Against the

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